Why Is Neil Woodford So Bullish On British American Tobacco plc?

VIDEO: One Fool takes a closer look at British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS).

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Fund managers with billions under management are often accused of ducking the large and courageous bets that can distinguish their portfolios from the market. But with more than 6% of his fund invested in British American Tobacco (LSE: BATS), that’s not a criticism you can level at Neil Woodford. Owain Bennallack explores the guru’s investment case behind the Footsie giant…

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